DETROIT
FREE FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT: The River Run Church of the Nazarene in Detroit will be holding a family movie night on Friday, January 30th. A contemporary Christian or family friendly movie favorite will be shown. Come join them for a relaxing and fun filled evening. The movie will be shown, beginning at 6 PM, in the Town Meeting Room of the Detroit Town Hall, located at 35 South Main Street in Detroit. This event is free and open to the public. Popcorn and beverages will be available. For more information, on this event or about the River Run Church of the Nazarene, please call or leave a message at 487-5517. Missed calls will be returned as soon as possible.
ETNA-DIXMONT
FIFTH ANNUAL FANCY DANCE: Celebrate Valentine's Day at the fifth Annual Etna-Dixmont School PTF Fancy Dance on Saturday, February 7th from 4 to 8 PM in the Etna-Dixmont School Gym. Join for a night of dancing, pictures and fun as you make great memories with the ones you love. Free refreshments and food will be served. The cost is $5 a couple or $10 for a family. The price includes a 5x7 photograph. The school is located on Dixmont Road in Etna.
PALMYRA
BENEFIT BREAKFAST: The Palmyra Baptist Church Soup Kitchen is holding a public breakfast fundraiser on Saturday, January 31st from 9 to 11:30 AM. The cost is $5 per person. All proceeds benefit the soup kitchen. The church is located at 768 Main Street in Palmyra. For more information, call Pastor Herb at 341-3915 or 938-3125.
NEWPORT
BENEFIT DINNER FOR BELINDA HOLT: There will be a benefit dinner for Belinda Holt and her ongoing battle with cancer on Saturday, February 28th. The dinner will be served from 4 to 7 PM at the American Legion Hall in Newport. The menu includes homemade baked beans, hot dogs, yeast rolls, biscuits, coleslaw, brown bread, mustard pickles and a variety of desserts. There will be a silent auction and a 50/50 raffle awarded after the meal at 7 PM. The Legion Hall is located on North Street in Newport.
FREE PUBLIC LUNCHEON: Peoples United Methodist Church will be serving their monthly free public luncheon on Saturday, January 31st from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM. The menu includes soups and biscuits, sandwiches, casseroles and dessert. Fellowship and music will also be enjoyed. All are welcome. The church is located at 131 Main Street in Newport.
FREE SPAGHETTI LUNCH: The High Street Church will serve the first free spaghetti lunch of this year on Wednesday, January 28th. The meal will be served at the church, located at 24 High Street in Newport. The menu will be spaghetti with meat sauce, coleslaw, garlic bread, homemade desserts and a beverage. The meal will be served from 11:30 AM until 12:30 PM. Please enter the church on the driveway side. The meal is served upstairs in Dinsmore Hall. An elevator will be available.
PITTSFIELD
SUPER SITTER COURSE: Sebasticook Valley Health (SVH) Community Health and Education is offering its Super Sitter course on Tuesday, February 17th from 9 AM to 3 PM at the SVH Conference Room on 130 Leighton Street in Pittsfield. The course is open to students in grades six through eight who have a desire to learn the skills to become an effective babysitter. Space is limited. Pre-registration is required and ends Thursday, February 12th. The cost of the class is $30. To register or for more information, call 487-3890 extension 2731.
CABIN FEVER AUCTION ITEMS SOUGHT: First Congregational Church of Pittsfield is having a cabin fever auction on Saturday, March 7th at 12 PM. They are currently accepting donations and/or consignments of good, serviceable items, as well as antiques and collectables (no clothes). Auction donations can be dropped off at Pennywise Thrift Shop, Monday through Saturday from 10 AM to 3 PM. Items can be previewed 9 AM on the morning of the auction. For more information, contact Kerma at 416-7522 or pittscong@myfairpoint.net. Pennywise is located on Somerset Avenue in Pittsfield.
HEARTSAVER TRAINING: Sebasticook Valley Health (SVH) Community Health and Education will offer Heartsaver Infant/Child/Adult CPR and AED training at MSAD #53 Adult Education in Pittsfield on Tuesday, February 10th from 5:30 to 9 PM. The class fee is $50. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Please call 487-3890 extension 2731 for more information and to register.